Mental Health DisorderW2
Goals & standards
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· Describe possible causes of mental health issues in the criminal justice system.
· Identify the behavioral criteria of common mental health disorders seen in the criminal justice system.
· Describe possible causes for common mental health disorders seen in the criminal justice system.
Week 2 – Crime and Mental Health Paper
Write a 550- to 700-word paper on the connection between crime and mental health. Include the following: o Describe the prevalence and causes of mental health issues in the criminal justice system.
o Describe the behavioral symptoms for three of the most common mental health disorders present in the criminal justice system.
o Describe the relationship between these mental health issues and crime.
Include a minimum of three sources.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment.
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CPSS410 Overview of Mental Health in Criminal Justice
Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System
Ringhoff, D., Rapp, L., & Robst, J. (2012). The criminalization hypothesis: Practice and policy implications for persons with serious mental illness in the criminal justice system. Best Practice in Mental Health, 8(2), 1-19.
mental health disorders AND behavioral criteria
mental health disorders AND criminal justice system
Films Media Group (1998). Criminal Justice and Brain Impairment (06:03) From Title: Mind Talk: The Brain’s New Story.
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